Writing good paragraphs is an essential skill, and one that takes time and effort to master. But it doesn’t have to be hard. Here is a time-tested method for getting your students to write better paragraphs.
FREE SCRAMBLED PARAGRAPH Lesson~ This fun, print-and-go activity contains a scrambled paragraph with 8 sentences that can be put together only one way. Students use transitions and inferential clues to assemble paragraphs containing a title, topic sentence, three details with support, six (6) sentences, and, a closing sentence or clincher. Like training wheels on a bicycle, working with scrambled paragraphs helps students understand how to write logical, organized paragraphs!
Hamburger Paragraph Picture Template... Teaching kiddos how to write a paragraph is pretty tasty with this helpful template. Helps students focus on including a topic sentence, supporting details, and a conclusion. Visual learners will also benefit from the "hamburger" comparison as they develop writing skills in organization, sentence variation and idea focus. Enjoy!